Misinformation

Clarification

A story published on Wednesday concerningAubrey McClendon’s latest foray into the onshore through entityAmerican Energy Partners LPis said to include misinformation, according to a spokesman (seeShale Daily,Aug. 21). McClendon leftChesapeake Energy Corp.on April 1. Later that month Chesapeake executivesHenry HoodandTom Pricealso departed, and a Chesapeake official said at the time they would be working with McClendon in his new endeavor (seeShale Daily,April 17). Price in fact told theThe Oklahomanthat McClendon had “kindly offered to provide me with an office, and I have accepted…Aubrey and I have worked really well together on trying to do things that benefit Oklahoma City. I think we can continue to do that and hopefully enhance the prosperity of the state as well.” Neither Hood nor Price are said to be part of the new endeavor, said the spokesman. Also, American Energy’s spokesman claimed that neither McClendon nor his associates own the headquarters in Oklahoma City, as state officials had indicated in April.

August 22, 2013

Clarification

A story concerningAubrey McClendon’s latest foray into the onshore through entityAmerican Energy Partners LPpublished on Wednesday is said to include misinformation, according to a spokesman (seeDaily GPI,Aug. 21). McClendon leftChesapeake Energy Corp.on April 1. Later that month Chesapeake executivesHenry HoodandTom Pricealso departed, and a Chesapeake official said at the time they would be working with McClendon in his new endeavor (seeShale Daily,April 17). Price in fact told theThe Oklahomanthat McClendon had “kindly offered to provide me with an office, and I have accepted…Aubrey and I have worked really well together on trying to do things that benefit Oklahoma City. I think we can continue to do that and hopefully enhance the prosperity of the state as well.” Neither Hood nor Price are said to be part of the new endeavor, said the spokesman. Also, American Energy’s spokesman claimed that neither McClendon nor his associates own the headquarters in Oklahoma City, as state officials had indicated in April.

August 22, 2013

Lawmaker: Drilling Foes Spreading Hysteria Over Act 13

Pennsylvania House Speaker Sam Smith (R-Punxsutawney) accused opponents of shale gas drilling of spreading misinformation about Act 13, calling their claims that the law’s language on chemical disclosure would prevent doctors from treating their patients “outrageous.”

April 16, 2012

Correction

NGI reported Monday that the 12th victim of the Aug. 19explosion and fire on El Paso Natural Gas had died Friday based onmisinformation received during an interview with Stacey Gerard,deputy administrator of the Department of Transportation’s Officeof Pipeline Safety (OPS). “We got an internal call that the person[12th victim] had died. I mean that’s really all we’re going by,”said DOT spokeswoman Debbie Hinz in trying to explain the erroryesterday. The sole survivor of the New Mexico blast, Amanda Smith,25, remains in critical condition at the University Medical Centerin Lubbock, TX.

August 29, 2000